Hafjell Hotel & Apartments
Travel Blogs from Oyer
... taking a famous hike for which you boat up the lake and walk back along a high ridge. That sort of thing was more or less out of the question for me that day so we started pedalling. The thin, clean air did me some good and by the time we got to the turnoff to Jotunheimsvegen, a quiet gravel road across the highland, I was okay to go on. We got to Haugseter which is a hytte specializing in running horse camps. The place was full, mostly of young women ...
... in 1994. I walked up to the ski jump and saw guys practising on wet plastic turf stuff. It was pretty cool. There is actually a ski jump high school that these guys go to. There is also another fake village. Maybe not quite as good as the Oslo one, but still fun. And of course I have been sampling all of the candy ...
... I can count, but Joey and his friends were very kind in trying to teach me. That night we went to Jon's house for a true Norwegian dinner. Jon is from Norway and studied at PC a few semesters back. It was great to see him and catch up.
The next day Joey and I explored Maihaugen, a museum dedicated to the old ways of the region. They have an old village set up along with houses ...
... the standard of living, the cleanliness and, surrounded by nature in the likeable ski resort town of Hafjell, the effects seeped into my system, in a way which made it hard to even contemplate how contrasting the place might have looked if the blanket of snow were removed. The ski terrain itself, while being relatively limited, was enough scope for a full 5 days of an enjoyable glide around on the pistes, and scored highly ...
... around me feet and nibbled on my toes. We also met a very friendly lady out walking two stunning horses with her daughter and her dog - which she was very proud to tell two Australians was a Kelpie. Another ride was down to the little Kiwi supermarket, we took the horse path we walked on the first day and it was the bumpiest ride ever. For twenty minutes we were rattled to the core as we bumped down the path, also slipping, sliding and getting bogged in the deep sand. It ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet